Help for teachers and professionals who work with children

The national body for personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education has a wealth of materials that can help teachers, leads and other practitioners to address sexual harassment and abuse in your school, college, learning or activity centre.

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Medway Public Health Directorate

A suite of lessons on managing healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviours

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Disrespect NoBody

Discussion guides, session plans and resources to help prevent teenage relationship abuse.

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PSHE Association Resources

Access a library of free, high-quality teaching resources to develop a good PSHE curriculum.

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Act on it Now

If you’re a professional working with young people and teens, Act on it Now also has guidance and resources that can help you talk about unhealthy and harmful relationships.

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What do we mean by Sexual Harassment?

  • Sexist name calling
  • Sexual comments, remarks and jokes e.g. wolf whistling or catcalling
  • Rumours about your sex life
  • Upskirting
  • Sexting
  • Pictures you don’t want to send or see e.g. dick pics, nudes, porn
  • Being photographed or filmed without your consent
  • Circulating pictures or videos you’ve shared without your knowledge or consent
  • Pressure to do sexual things you don’t want to
  • Unwanted touching
  • Sexual assault of any kind

SHOUT campaign

Together with our partners we have created an advertising campaign to raise awareness of sexual harassment. A range of communications are available to download to support your own activities.

Learn more about the SHOUT campaign

Page last reviewed: 08 March 2022

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